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1. D181 Strikes a Deal: Seven weeks after the contract between the District 181 Board of Education and the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Teachers' Association expired, . Details of the new contract won't be released until both the union and the board vote to approve it.
2. Friday Night Fire: As Hinsdale firefighters took part in their annual silent parade through the western suburbs to commemorate those who have died in fire-related incidents, . Nobody was hurt in the fire, and the cause has yet to be determined. But construction materials in the garage used for the home's remodeling are believed to be what caught on fire, according to the .
3. Central Golfers Reach State: Patch profiled the boys and girls golf teams this week after both teams qualified for their respective state tournaments, which took place Friday and Saturday. , and then .
4. How Halloween Has Changed: From party girl to parent, Patch columnist in her weekly "New Mom in Town" piece.
5. Rock On, Hinsdale: The Plan Commission gave its approval Wednesday night to The business had previously looked into a Clarendon Hills location, but franchise owner Denise Dills is very excited about the possibility of locating in her hometown.